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Formula One race number 1 of 21
Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, South Melbourne, Victoria
58 laps* on a 5.303 kilometer road course (307.574 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:48:15.565
Average speed: 167.526 kph
Pole time: 83.837 seconds
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of victory: 8.060 sec
Attendance: 271800
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    2016 Formula One results   /   2016 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 26   Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamMercedes F1 W07 / Mercedes PU106C571:48:15.5652225
2 144   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamMercedes F1 W07 / Mercedes PU106C57+8.060018
3 35   Sebastian Vettel Scuderia FerrariFerrari SF16-H / Ferrari 059/557+9.6433215
4 83   Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull RacingRed Bull RB12 / TAG Heuer V657+24.330012
5 619   Felipe Massa Williams Martini RacingWilliams FW38 / Mercedes PU106C57+58.979010
6198   Romain Grosjean Haas F1 TeamHaas VF-16 / Ferrari 059/557+72.08108
71027   Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India F1 TeamForce India VJM09 / Mercedes PU106C57+74.19906
81677   Valtteri Bottas Williams Martini RacingWilliams FW38 / Mercedes PU106C57+75.15304
9 755   Carlos Sainz, Jr. Scuderia Toro RossoToro Rosso STR11 / Ferrari 059/457+75.68002
10 533   Max Verstappen Scuderia Toro RossoToro Rosso STR11 / Ferrari 059/457+76.83301
111330   Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport F1 TeamRenault R.S.16 / Renault R.E.1657+83.39900
121420   Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport F1 TeamRenault R.S.16 / Renault R.E.1657+85.60600
13 911   Sergio Perez Sahara Force India F1 TeamForce India VJM09 / Mercedes PU106C57+91.69900
141222   Jenson Button McLaren-Honda F1 TeamMcLaren MP4-31 / Honda RA616H56+1 lap00
151712   Felipe Nasr Sauber F1 TeamSauber C35 / Ferrari 059/556+1 lap00
162194   Pascal Wehrlein Manor RacingManor MRT05 / Mercedes PU106C56+1 lap00
ret159   Marcus Ericsson Sauber F1 TeamSauber C35 / Ferrari 059/538vibration00
ret 47   Kimi Raikkonen Scuderia FerrariFerrari SF16-H / Ferrari 059/521engine30
ret2288   Rio Haryanto Manor RacingManor MRT05 / Mercedes PU106C17transmission00
ret2021   Esteban Gutierrez Haas F1 TeamHaas VF-16 / Ferrari 059/516crash00
ret1114   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Honda F1 TeamMcLaren MP4-31 / Honda RA616H16crash00
dns1826   Daniil Kvyat Red Bull RacingRed Bull RB12 / TAG Heuer V60did not start00
* Race shortened to 57 laps due to aborted restart.

Fastest Lap: 214.511 kph by Daniel Ricciardo

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11616  
17193   #21,14 accident turn 3 
205738  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.3%             Average green flag run: 27.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sebastian Vettel11212
  Kimi Raikkonen13153
  Sebastian Vettel163520
  Nico Rosberg365722

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Nico Rosberg 25    
2   Lewis Hamilton 18   -7  
3   Sebastian Vettel 15   -10  
4   Daniel Ricciardo 12   -13  
5   Felipe Massa 10   -15  
6   Romain Grosjean 8   -17  
7   Nico Hulkenberg 6   -19  
8   Valtteri Bottas 4   -21  
9   Carlos Sainz, Jr. 2   -23  
10   Max Verstappen 1   -24